Geriatrics being one of the fast emerging speciality in India, we created ourselves a niche with our superior care and expertise in managing the physical and mental well-being of the elderly population. Our experts specialise in addressing all the concerns of elderly patients by carrying all kinds of geriatric evaluations, coordinating with other specialities like Physiotherapy, Orthopaedics, Psychiatry, Nutrition, Internal medicine etc..
From falls, memory problems, home visits, managing multiple chronic lifestyle disorders to long term admission care we impart a sense of comfort and relief to the elderly patients and family members.
Geriatricians and other geriatrics health practitioners specialize in the health requirements of elderly individuals, just as pediatricians do.
As we get older, many of us will face specific health issues and concerns. Healthcare experts who specialize in geriatrics are uniquely trained to assist us in managing our well-being so that we can preserve our health and independence for as long as feasible.
After 65, for example, more than half of us are likely to have three or more medical issues, such as heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, Alzheimer’s disease, or high blood pressure. Furthermore, some elderly persons may face different health issues, such as mobility issues and trouble completing daily chores. Medical issues arise as a result of these circumstances, which geriatrics healthcare specialists can assist with.
When it comes to the older persons in their care, geriatrics practitioners focus on five main areas known as the Geriatrics 5Ms.
Geriatrics is noted for its collaborative approach to caring for seniors and supporting their families and carers. Any or all of the following professionals may be part of the geriatrics care team, but they are not required:
Depending on a person’s specific needs, a geriatrics health professional team may comprise various other professionals.
As we get older, these professionals assess our medical, social, emotional, and other requirements. In addition, the team focuses on incontinence, falls, cognitive issues, and managing several chronic illnesses and drugs, which are frequent among the elderly.